George Santos says ex-fundraiser caught using a fake name tried a new tactic: spelling it backwards
August 18, 2023
NEW YORK (AP) — When the invitation to lunch at the Empire State Building first arrived last summer, some of George Santos' campaign staffers were wary.
The sender described himself as a deep-pocketed donor, eager to max out his contribution to the Republican congressional candidate. He signed the email Reyem Nad, an unfamiliar name in fundraising circles.
Within minutes, Santos says he discovered the truth: The message was from Sam Miele, a former fundraiser who had been fired from the campaign months earlier after he was caught soliciting donations under the alias Dan Meyer, then the ch...